Juggernaut

Trouble came calling at their doorstep. Unstoppable. The most valiant of them and the most desperate of all efforts could not ward it off. So they went to the Enlightened One who sat, enveloped and secure, in his halo of light and looked at them with so much compassion it made them weep. The Enlightened …

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Sepia-toned dreams

She dangled lifelessly, in the light of day, her skirts hanging loose about her feet. Her feet were adorned with silver anklets that had tiny, silver mangoes, in an intricate design, and made a faint sound while she swayed gently from the sturdiest branch of the tree. Giving up on dignity that eluded her in …

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Hope afloat

  Who even missed the moon on a night like this? The warm orange night sky of the city was dotted with a million lanterns all floating up, bright specks of gold, silver and crimson, reaching the distant heavens. On reaching the stars, they would, hopefully, make each wish come true. I wished upon the …

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Affirmations

Today I shall breathe slowly, deeply and consciously and welcome the air into my lungs. I shall be aware of the ancient life-healing breath pattern. I shall dab on sunscreen and walk in the sun, feeling the warmth seeping into my pores. I shall be conscious of the life-altering energy of light. I shall look up at …

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The Eye

The storm gathers on the horizon, insidiously, gradually. One moment of blinding sunshine later, you close your eyes to the billowing gusts. You almost had it all and then- nothing. The process? It eludes you, because you are it. And a state of loss prevails. Search as you will, it is futile, taken away from …

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